|The VTB Bank Continental Cup, organized by the IAAF, and which takes place in Croatia this weekend, 4 and 5 September, is a team-scoring competition that involves teams from Africa, Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, which are allowed to enter only two athletes in each event and tree athletes in the 1500m, 3000m, 5000m and 3000m SC where only the first two from each team can score points. Only one athlete from one country can compete in each individual event.
An overall scoring will lead one team to win the IAAF Continental Cup by combining both men and women achieved points.
A total of 3M$ will be paid by the IAAF, which include: $30,000 for the 1st place, 15,000 for the 2nd, 10,000 for the 3rd, 7000 for the 4th, 5000 for the 5th, 3000 for the 6th, 2000 for the 7th and finally 1000 for the 8th in each individual event. While for the relays, $30,000 will be paid to the winner team, 20,000 for the 2nd, 10,000 for the 4rd and the 4th will receive $8000.<
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